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C. Bead, Henry E. Ballard, masters commandant, to appears certain, that the Mexican government has be captains.

advanced one step towards stability and happiness. Lawrence Kearny, Foxhall A. Parker, Edward R. Recent information, from that part of America, has McCall, Daniel Turner, David Conner, John Galla- acquainted us with the energetic and extraordinary gher, Thomas Holdup Stevens, lieutenants, to be mas measures which have been rendered necessary to be ters commandant, and to take rank in the order in employed for the defence of independence against the which they are arranged.

views of Spain, and to recall those to a sense of duty George N. Hollins, passed midshipman, to be a who have treated the compact of union with conlieutenant, to rank next after Louis M. Goldsbo-tempt. rough.

“The provinces of Guatimala preserve, without Richard Smith, major by brevet, to be lieutenant- any opposition, the state of sovereignty, for which colonel of marines, by brevet.

they declared by their spontaneous will. An accreditWilliam Anderson, captain, to be major of marines, ed minister, on the part of that government, to this by brevet.

republic, resides in the capital. This affords a favorLevi Twiggs, John Harris, first lieutenants, to be able opportunity for us to understand each other on captains of marines, by brevet.

points deeply interesting to both parties. The fixing Andrew Ross, William Bloodgood, second lieuten- | the boundaries between Colombia and Guatimala, is ants, to be first lieutenants of marines.

a point of the utmost necessity at the present moment, William T. Bourne, to be a second lieutenant of for some strangers have pretended to speculate on marines, to take rank from the, 5th August, 1824. the Mosquito Shore, and the interior boundary is en1824, July 10, Benajah Ticknor,

tirely uncertain. The executive, according to the 12, Mordecai Morgan,

fundamental law of the 12th July, 1821, has claimed, 13, Thomas J. Boyd,

as belonging to the republic, the whole of the Atlantic 14, John W. Peaco,

coast between Cape Gracios a Dios, and the river 15, William Birchmore, surgeons mates, Chagres; deeming all colonies unlawful, that have to be surgeons, to take rank according to the dates in not been planted with the permission of the governthe margin.

ment, and in virtue of the laws of Colombia.” Appointments.

“The agitated state in which Brazil has hitherto re1824, July, 9, Benjamin F. Bache,

mained, has prevented our entering into relations of 10, Samuel Biddle,

amity and good will with that government, with whom 12, Charles B. Jaudon,

we ought also to settle the important question of 13, Robert Mcomber,

boundaries." 14, De Witt Birch,

“With the United States we maintain the most 15, Augustus A. Adee,

friendly and cordial relations. You will have before Nov. 14, John R. Chandler,

you in a short time, for your examination and appro15, Thomas Dillard,

bation, the treaty of peace, friendship, navigation 16, Augustin P. Beers,

and commerce, that the executive has concluded with 17, Richard Kennon, to be surgeons the government of those states." mates, to take rank according to the dates in the "Colombia will be proud of having been the first margin.

of the old Spanish American states that has presentGarrett R. Barry, William P. Zantzinger, Daniel ed itself to the world, united, by means of public M. F. Thornton, to be pursers

treaties, with a nation pre-eminently favored by the Revd. John McCarty, John W. Grier, John Addi- genius of liberty. You will, likewise, receive for son, to be chaplains.

examination, the convention wbich has been settled with the same states, to put an end to the horrible

slave trade; our laws have declared against that exRepublic of Colombia.

ecrable commerce, and on this basis the executive EXTRACTS FROM THE MESSAGE

regulated its conduct. The law of the 21st of July, Of the vice president of the republic of Colombia, acting as of the 11th year, prohibits the introduction of slaves: president, to the congress of 1825.

The law regulating cruisers, declares all vessels found [TRANSLATED FOR THE NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER.) trafficking in slaves in the waters within the juris

From the supplement to the Gazette of Colombia. diction of the republic, to be lawful prizes; but as “His catholic majesty, so far from relinquishing his there are no punishments for the infraction of the law, old pretensions to the sovereignty of these coun- and it being for the benefit of the human race, that tries, warned, as he has been, by justice, experience the authority of the law regulating cruisers should be and the ruin of the Spanish nation, still retains his extended, it appears to the executive that this conhostile views, nor is there the least prospect of re- vention with the United States supplies this deficienconciliation."

"Congress may remain sa isfied that our means of [The document then proceeds to potice the reladefence are most abundant, and, whatever enterprise tions of the government with Great Britain, and states may be attempted by Spain, will only end in her dis- that the executive had deferred the exequatur to the grace, and add to the lustre of our arms."

commissions of the British consuls, on account of the "Our relations with the American governments are ambiguous manner in which they were worded, but on the footing of friendship and good intelligence, thats allowed them to remain on the fooi:of agents for ought ever to exist between states maintaining the commerce and seamen. The commissioners of his same cause. The assistance we have afford Peru has Britannic majesty had accepted this condition with produced such an important change in that country, pleasure, without having refuted the arguments on that her independence can no longer be matter of which the exequatur was deferred.] doubt."

"The executive of Hayti has despatched an accre“The government of Mexico has just presented a ditej agent to this government, to propuse the adjustterrible example to the usurpers of the power of the ment of a treaty of defensive alliance against the repeople. The general Iturbide contemned the law spective in vaders of both territories The language which banished him, and entered the Mexican ter- of liberty employed in the propositions of the agent, ritory in a manner which alarmed the government. and the private services which the liberator received An act of congress declared him a traitor, and con- from the humane and sensible Petion, in the hour of demned him to die, which sentence was accomplishe calamity, have not misled the executive in the line of ed without the least disturbance. By this conduct, itl conduct it was his duty to adopt on 30 delicate a ne

cy."

gotiation. Hayti defended her independence against ] "The various and disagreeable questions orcasionthe pretensions of France, of which she was a part, ed by the loan of March, 1829, have been settled to and Colombia defended hers against those of Spain. the satisfaction of those interested in it, and to the A defensive alliance with Hayti would place us under honor of the republic. The executive employed in the necessity of going to war with a nation against this transaction the power conceded by the act of the whom we have no cause of complaint, and whom we 1st of July, 1823, the results of which will be speeought not unnecessarily to provoke.”

dily communicated to you. After some further observations, the message adds “Congress may rest assured that the conduct we

“All these consideration have caused the executive have pursued in this affair has received the approbato lay by the proposition of the Haytien agent, until tion of the most respectable foreigners who bave been the assembly of the plenipotentiaries of the Ameri- able to comprehend all its difficulties.” can governments shall meet. Our allies and France “It is very important to the public prosperity, and will see, in this noble proceeding, the good faith and to the national credit, to provide for funding the naprinciples on which the policy of the Colombian go-tional debt. Every year new dificulties are added vernment is founded, and France, in particular, will to those already accumulated on this subject. The observe that we have acted in the most open manner, debt embraces different epochs, different objects and in the steps we have taken, to incline his most chris- creditors, which have not been properly classed. tian majesty in favor of the republic, and that we do Although, during the last session, one act on this subnot attribute to the French government the suspicious ject was passed, you will agree, with the executive, and insidious conduct observed by persons who came that it is very imperfect. to Colombia in the frigate Tarne, whose voyage ap “The army has continually given proofs of its obepears to have been undertaken to visit this country dience to the laws. Although within the republic and observe the state of its affairs."

there have been no enemies for it to contend with, it “The tranquility enjoyed by the republic has per- has remained on the war footing required by Euromitted the executive to provide for the propagation pean politics. of the new mode of instruction; to augment the num “Our navy is receiving all the increase and strength ber of colleges; to establish new professorships, and that our present circumstances admit of. The Coto reform some colleges which were yet suffering from lumbian dag is respected in every sea; and wherever the old colonial system of education, and from the it has fought against the Castilian flag, it has left a borrors of war," &c.

monument of our superiority. "In general, I am able to assure you, that the order “Naval schools have been formed in Carthagena and regularity of the progress of the constitutional and Guayaquil, as far as the limited means at the rule, has suffered no alteration. The authorities re disposal of the executive admitted." spect the institutions, and the citizens enjoy the right The message closes as follows: freely to demand the fulfilment of the laws. It would, “This is the present state of our republic, in every indeed, be a phenomenon, were a new born society to branch of its administration. Friendship and the progress towards prosperity without encountering best disposition with the American and foreign gosome obstacles, without some small oscillations. Co-vernments-regularities in treaties and conventions lombia has yet to suffer from the wanderings of igno- -order and tranquility in the interior-respect and rance, and ihe effects of the incessant suggestions of submission to the laws a free press—the increase of its enemies, although it is true, that neither the one nor public education--well founded hopes of improving the other can prevent its reaching that point at which the national wealth--an army covered (with glory, it must one day arrive. The disturbances of Pasto, consecrated entirely to the cause of liberty and inwhich, it was feared, would be prolonged, from the dependence; and sufficient resources to meet any nature of the country and the character of the peo- event, and to sustain its dignity, government and laws. ple, have disappeared, and the government have been It is for you to remove the obstacles that impede the as indulgent as the public security would permit. rapid progress of this republic to happiness and proe. The people desire to live in peace under the protec- perity, and reform those defects to which public opition of the laws; and whilst they take upon them- nion pointed out, and which you acknowledge to exselves the task of preserving public order, and sus- ist. If we cast our eyes back on the period when the taining our institutions, the republic will enjoy inter- code of laws was first published, and recollect what Dal peace, and the armed force will no longer have Colombia was then, we shall perceive, with agreeable to attend to this duty.”

surprise, that we have made a rapid stride, and con“The commerce of the interior requires some requered vast difficulties. This ought to animate us to gulations to repress the abuses of the sailors, and to prosecute our designs with the greatest zeal and pafavor navigation; and, as regards the external com- triotism. The executive firmly believes that these merce on the coast inhabited by wandering tribes, virtues exist in the legislative body; aud you, I hope, some special laws are necessary to relieve the exe- will have sufficient confidence in me to believe, that cutive from the trouble and difficulties he has en- I shall afford all the assistance that the experience of countered on that head within the last few years. I administration may have placed in my power; and ask of congress to pass a law prohibiting the granting above all, I shall be extremely punctual in the execuof letters of naturalization to individuals of any na- tion of your wise deliberations." tion with whom the republic is at war. This is one (Signed by FRANCISCO DE P. SANTANDER, and dated of the laws contained in the code of a nation who may at Bogota, January 2, 1925.] call herself truly free, and on the utility of which it would be superfluous to expatiate.

Buenos Ayres. “The poverty of the national treasury must exist, whilst the payment of the old debt falls on the annual We are indebted, (says the American), to our ordinary rents, and whilst the system is continued of correspondents of the Wilmingtonian for a Buenos not fixing the public expenditure and properly cover. Ayres Argos extra, of the 16th December last, coning it.”

taining the message of the executive of the prorin"I hope this legislature will extend its considera- ces of Rio de la Plata, to the representatives ac. tion to the uniform regulation of the decimal rents, to sembled at Buenos Ayres on the 15th of that month. the reform of the law on direct contribution, and to From this document, a friend has kindly translat the other objects which the executive will point outed such parts as possess a general interest. to you, in virtue of the permission which is conceded After congratulating the representatives of the naby the constitution.

tion on their being assembled to promote its namai

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ness, the address takes a rapid view of the misfor-1 of the seas to establish the odious legitimacy of the
tunes and embarrassments which the government has catholic king.
encountered and overcome. It advises them to “Great Britain, not bound by any ties to the allies,
pass such laws as will promote individual security; has adopted, towards the American states, a noble
liberty of expressing opinions; inviolability of pro- conduct, worthy of a people, the most civilized, the
perty, and particularly such resolutions as will en- most free, and, therefore, the most powerful of Eu-
courage the emigration of foreigners, by opening to rope. The recognition of the independence of the
all the road to industry.

republics will be the consequence of the principles
"The government of Buenos Ayres, (continues the she has proclaimed. You may be assured, gentle-
message), has a right to expect that you will approve men, that this important event, as far as relates to
of the political system adopted to unite the different the provinces of Rio de la Plata, will principally de-
provinces. The laws that have been enacted for pend on our shewing ourselves as a nation capable
this purpose; the consolidation of the national debt; of maintaining the good institutions which we al-
the creation of public credit; the different regulations ready possess.”
concerning industry, all have already produced salu The address then alludes to the act of the king of
tary effects, and there are great hopes that they will Spain, by which he annuls the convention made
consolidate the national opinion, and that tranquility, with the commissioners of Buenos Ayres, and con-
so long sought for, will be, at last, firmly establish- cludes by saying,
ed.”

"The absolute authority of Ferdinand is a curse to "By the documents herewith presented to you, Spain, and his name is only made use of, on this side you will perceive that the government of Buenos of the ocean, to serve the interests of a few military Ayrés has endeavored to cultivate a good under. chiefs, who carry on the war on their own occount in standing and sincere friendship with the continental the interior provinces of Peru, as did the first adrerie nations who are engaged in the common cause. A turers who conquered that country.” minister plenipotentiary has been sent to the republic The address then goes on to express a hope that the of Colombia. "The situation of Peru, since her last liberator, at the head of the Colombian warriors, will misfortunes, rendered the appointment of another soon drive the enemy out of that country and restore minister, near that government, indispensable. At peace and tranquility—it closes by sayingpresent, it will be necessary, that these ministers be “This is the situation of our affairs, in general, at confirmed by the general power of the United Pro- this moment. Gentlemen, our hopes are well foundvinces.

ed, and if they be accomplished, next year will see “We have performed a great national daty to the the close of the war, and the national existence of republic of the United States of North America. This the provinces of Rio de la Plata firmly established." republic has solemnly recognized our independence. She has, at the same time, made an appeal to our national honor, supposing us capable of, singly, resist

CHRONICLE. ing the Spanish power and she has constituted her

Died, on the 8th inst. at Washington City, Big Warselt the guardian of the field of battle, by declaring rior, principal chief of the Creek pation. He was a she would not permit any foreign power to assist our man of great talents as a savage warrior—a person foes. The neighboring empire of Brazil, offers a of immense bodily powers, and it has been said of contrast with this noble republic, and is a deplorable him that he was endowed with a mind as colossal as exception to the general policy of the American na. his body. Although he possessed not the advantages tions.

The province of Montevideo, separated from of education, or even of anderstanding but little of the rest by mean and low artifices, and retained in the English language, yet he has done much towards subjection by the force of arms, is a scandal, the improving the condition of his people, and had great more odious, as the usurpation is exercised under the influence over them. During the late Indian wars, he appearance of legitimacy. The government of the had been uniformly friendly to the whites and fouglat provinces of Buenos Ayres has used every means for them in many battles. with the court of Rio Janeiro, to remove these evils, that moderation could dictate; and, although she has

on the 17th Jan. ult. near Little Rock, Arkanyet been unsuccessful, she does not despair. Per- sas, gen. William Lewis, formerly of Kentucky, in the haps, the advice of powerful friends will induce her te 58th year of his age. In the late war with Great Brilisten to reason and ward off from the coasts of Ame- tain, while yet a citizen of Kentucky, he led the vorica the terrible necessity of war. The instability lunteer youth of his country to battle.' It was he who of some of the European powers and the malevo- commanded at the Raisin, on the ever memorable lence of others, seem to threaten the new republics 18th of January.. Much of the result of that brilliant in this part of the world; but this proceeds from the achievement, which shed such imperishable lustre on violent position in which they are placed by a policy the arms of the west, is justly ascribable to his miliinconsistent with the true state of things. Kings can tary aptitude, and to his generalship. He fought in have no strength or power but that given by the per- the subsequent engagement on the same field, but fection of social order. They'well know its extent not as commander, on the disastrous 22d. It was and advantages. But, frightened at the commotion his fate, with others of his compatriots, to be capturthat surrounds their thrones, they wish to place things ed on that occasion, and confined for nearly two years, in their former state, and paralyze the activity of the as a prisoner of war, within the walls of Quebec, human reason. They wish that truth and error which confinement and consequent exposure to the should unite themselves to strengthen their authority. rigor of a northern climate, was doubtless the efficiFrom these principles have sprung the inexplicable ent cause of the rapid decline of his health and coudoctrines which now torment the people of Europe,

stitution. and for the propogation of which the holy alliance Intercourse roith Santa Fe. An advertisement in a was formed.' It is, therefore, difficult for them to Nashville paper says, that a company, to be composed recognize, as legitimate governmcots, whose origin of 100 men, would assemble, in the town of Jackson, is not obscure, and whose

authority does not rest on (Tennessee), on the first of April next, "prepared to miracles, but on the simple and natural rights of the go out to the city of Santa Fe, on the Rio del Norte, people. Nevertheless, we have little to fear that the in the province of Texas, for the purpose of selling soldiers of the holy alliance will advance to this sidel goods to the inhabitants."

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No. 4--Vol. IV.]

BALTIMORE, MARCH 26, 1825.

(VOL. XXVIII. WHOLE NO. 706

THE PAST-THE PRESENT FOR THE FUTURE.

EDITED AND PUBLISHED BY H. NILES, AT $5 PER ANNUM, PAYABLE IN ADVANCE.

MR. Clar. The Richmond "Whig' has a paragraph In connection with this general plan of removal intimating that Mr. Clay is about to publish a vindi- and union, the Shawanese, formerly of Cape Gerarcation of his own conduct and that some distinguish - deau, have made arrangements to have lands ased persons, (who are named), will be implicated assigned them west of the boundary of Missouri, in having formed a combination to injure him in the exchange for those once owned by them at Cape Gepublic esteem.

rardeau; and this trust has been assigned to general

Clarke, of St. Louis. The just claims of those InMr. Monroe, late president, left Washington on dians, for improvements abandoned by them at Cape Wednesday Jast, for his farm in Loudon county, Va. (Gerardeau, and for injuries committed by the whites, Many persons attended to take an affectionate leave are also directed to be settled. of him, and he was escorted to the line of the District We learn that if the meeting, which is to take by a troop of horse. All wish him happiness in his re- place at Wapaghkennetta, results as the Indians tirement, and desire that the remainder of his days themselves wish it may, that the removal of from may be as pleasant to himself, as his public life has twelve to fifteen tribes, and remnants of tribes, will been eminent.

be effected by it.

Journal. Gex. LAFAYETTE arrived at Charleston on the 14th THE CREEK INDIAks are reported to be much agiinstant. He was received in the most handsome and tated in consequence of the late treaty, ceding all affectionate manner. Col. Huger, who attempted his the lands which they held within the limits of the rescue from the castle of Olmutz, was at his side in state of Georgia, inserted in the present sheet. Chechy the procession. Some of the particulars shall be given McIntosh is said to have been stabbed-and the life hereafter.

of his father, gen. McIntosh, threatened; and that the

property of the latter was seized, &c. It is feared Cox. Rodgers. The general order of this invalaa- that a civil war will break out among them. ble veteran will be read with great interest, and, no doubt, produce the happiest effects. The navy has THE SUPREME COURT of the United States concludsuffered much in the public estimation from the im- ed its annual term on Monday last, after a session of prudent conduct of too many of the officers, the six weeks--the time having arrived when the judges frequency of courts martial, fatal quarrels, and wick- must separate to attend to their several circuits. Out ed controversies.

of one hundred and sixty-four cases on the docke,

thirty-eight, or more than one a-day, were argued and Con. PORTER. It is understood that commodore decided. This would seem to be doing business fast Porter has requested a court of inquiry to investigate enough, when we reflect on the importance of the his conduct in regard to certain matters referred to decisions of this tribunal-but, even now, it has matin letters of Mr. Randall and Mr. Mountain, officially ters sufficient a-head to occupy all tho spare time transmitted to congress at the last session, touching of the judges for nearly five years to come; and it the transportation of specie, by vessels of the United must be expected that the number of cases to be States, &c. We have not heard when or where the brought before them, will increase with the population court is to assemble. The Faxardo affair, which was and general business of the U.States. It appears abmade the fouodation of his recall, is also to be inves- solutely necessary that a remedy should be applied to tigated. See his instructions--page 55.

relieve the judges of this court of some part of their

present duties, else justice must be, in effect, refused Mr. Kremer has been publicly entertained at York by delay. and Harrisburg, Penn. through which he passed on

A case of more than ordinary importance was ars his way home. At the latter place his own toast was gued in the sapreme court at, Washington, the 2d in_"The people of the United States, too wise to do or tain ncgroes, seized on the coast Florida, by the re

It was a claim by the United States for cercountenance wrong."

venue cutter, they then being in the piratical pos

session of certain individuals, nominally under the TALLETRAND. This famous man is about to pub- Artigan dag. The opposing claim was that of certain lish ten volumes of memoirs. If they are written Spanish and Portuguese owners, who claimed them with a strict regard to truth, and it shall be his good as slaves. The broad question then was, should they fortune to make the world believe him, they will, pro- be retained by the United States and sent back to bably, be the most interesting and important of any home and liberty, under the laws of these states, or thing of the sort tbat ever appeared; for he has long given up to the Spanish and Portuguese claimants, to been a principal actor in the affairs of France and of be retained as slaves. Mr. Key, of Georgetown, and Europe.

the attorney general, Wirt, argued the case for the

United States; and judge Berrian, of Georgia, and The Indians. The delegations of Indians, lcd by Mr. Ingersoll, of Philadelphia, for the claimants. colonel Menard, who visited Washington for the pur- A correspondent, of the Boston Patriot, who was pose of making arrangements for the removal of their present, says:-I never heard a more interesting friends from the east to the west of the Mississippi, case throughout; but Mr. Wirt's closing argument left here on Monday morning last, after having se was worthy of all praise. His talents are an honor, cured the acquiescence of the government in their not only to the profession and bar, of which he is a plan, and the adoption of measures to carry it into member, but to our country, and to its executive, in effect. An assemblage of Indians, on the east of the which he holds an important office. Mississippi, and who reside in Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, On the 15th inst. Mr. Chief Justice Marshall de &c. is authorized to take place at Wapaghkennetta, livered the opinion of the court in the case of the in Ohio, where they are to be met by governor Cass, United States vs. Mulvey, vice consul of Spain-and of Detroit, as commissioner.

the same rs. Sorrell, vice consul of Portugal, in beInh. XXVIII,

half of claimants of African negroes, part of the car- l liberty and independence, for the attainment of which go of the Antelope. Decree reversed, and ordered he shed his blood, and for the perpetuation of which that restitution be made to the Spanish claimants, in he has so long and faithfully labored. the proportion that ninety-three, instead of one hun Resolved, that the honorable speaker of this house dred and sixty-six, bears to the whole number, and be, and he is hereby, requested to transmit to the said deducting from the apportionment thus made, the James Monroe, a copy of the foregoing resolutions, rateable loss, which ought to fall on the Spanish claimants, from death or otherwise. The residue of the VIRGINIA. The University of Virginia was opened slaves, after making this apportionment, to be deliver on Monday, last week. The number of students in ed to the United States.

attendance is not stated--but it is supposed that there

will soon be as many of them as can be conveniently MR. CRAWFORD. Fredericksburgh, March 16-On accommodated. the arrival of Mr. Crawford and family, on Friday night, at the landing on Potomac Creek, his friends LOUISIANA. We have mentioned that the seat of and admirers in this place, desirous of testifying to the government of this state was to be removed to him their regard for his character, sent to him a let. Donaldsonville-but the whole matter has been deter, inviting him to partake of a dinner, to be given on ferred for four years. Saturday. To this letter, the following answer was returned:

BRITISH COMMERCE. At the anniversary dinner of "I have received, with the most lively sensibility, the London Ship Owners' society, Mr. Canning reyour letter, of this date, inviting me, on the part of marked as follows: "For a long time the world the citizens of Fredericksburgh, to partake of a pub- seems to have been under an impression, that the lio dinner, as a testimony of their respect and regard. cause of the great commercial prosperity of this I have declined dining in public, ever since my krst courftry was to be attributed to some secret wrapped indisposition; and, although my health is now gene- up within the island, and that it all, in a great mearally good, I adhere to a regimen which has been pre- sure, proceeded from some mysterious combination scribed to me by my physicians, and which makes it with which other nations were not conversant; and inconvenient to dine at any other than a private table. I do not see how these other nations are to be blamed, I must, therefore, decline the invitation, which you if they should adopt notions of this sort, though they have politely given me, and beg you to convey these are altogether false. But a period has lately comsentiments to my fellow-citizens of Fredericksburgh. menced, when ministers have had it in their power I am, &c.

WM. H. CRAWFORD. to apply to the state of the country, the just maxims OP About fifty gentlemen, however, dined at the of profound philosophy; maxims which have enabled hotel at which Mr. c. stopped, and invited Mr. Cobb, them to carry on their system in a plainer and more of Georgia, and Mr. Williams, of North Carolina, to intelligible way: yet still I am not surprised that partake with them. Mr. Crawford's health was drank, other countries should be, for a second time, deand Mr Cobb gave.

ceived, and, not being aware of the principles on “The state of Virginia, always true to good princi- which we are acting, only conceive it to be another ples.”

system of mysterious combination, and that the seAfter this toast was drank, Mr. Crawford, who, cret lies in some fraud which they had not yet arrivwith his family, was in an adjacent apartment, join- ed at the ingenuity of fathoming! At such a blunder ed the company. He was received with every mark as this I am not surprised; for, if it was difficult beof respect and distinction, and continued nearly two fore to learn our secret, it must be still more so now, hours. He appeared much gratified, and conversed when we have to impress upon them the truth, that with freedom and ease with those around him, re- the only principle by which we are guided, is that ceiving, with much feeling, the greetings of the many which Providence has bestowed equally upon every who came to shake hands with him.

country, and with which secret we have every wish Being requested to give a toast, Mr. Crawford that all nations should become acquainted, so that the gave-Public education.

stage for rivalry may be opened, which it is always By John Tayloe Lomax, esq.-The statesman, who, necessary should be opened to insure success; and, in retirement, enjoys conscious rectitude and the re- whether it is opened by, men first launching into adspect of honest men.

venture, or by veterans in the contest, it will always By Mr. Cobb: General Jackson—his glory will pe- afford new opportunity for the boldness of euterrish only with his country.

prise, and bring along with it that irrepressible

energy, and spirit of ambition beyond control, which New-York. The following resolutions were una- will enable England to carry her commerce to the nimously passed in the assembly of this state, a short end of the world, and cater for the wants of all man

kind." Whereas, James Monroe, the present chief magis (PMr. Canning has not, in my opinion, furnishtrate of the pation, will soon retire from the highed the “whole truth,” as to the causes of the comoffice which he now fills, and to which he has been mercial prosperity of Great Britain. Her power at twice called by the free voice of his country; and sea enables her to stretch her arms round the globe, whereas, in the opinion of this house, an expression and gives her neighborhood with the most distant of its gratitude is due to the said James Monroe, as a nations. To secure these advantages and protect her public benefactor: Therefore,

trade, nearly all the great passes through the world Resolved, that this house entertains a grateful sense of waters are in her possession-such as Gibraltar, of the many highly important services which have the Cape of Good Hope and Ceylon. That this powbeen rendered to the republic by this distinguished er has grown up to its present magnitude througlo the individual.

talent, industry and enterprise of the British people, Resolved, That his administration of the general there cannot be a doubt—but it is notorious that the government for eight years past, has been eminently people, on the other hand, whether at home or in calculated to promote the prosperity and honor of his the colonies, have been carefully protected by the country.

power which they raised--and the domestic industry, Resolved, That this house offers to the said James in every possible case, has been rendered profitable Monroe assurance of its high consideration and re- by prohibitions and monopolies, as well as by force. spect, and of its ardent wishes that he may long live The markets of the world have been, as it were, canto enjoy, with his fellow citizens, the blessings of that Inonaded, that they might be supplied from the Bri

time ago:

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